The Ohmygod Fish

October 10, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

“I tied on a Straw Man, tied by master fly tyer Doug Mawhinney of Mexico, cast it across the current, let it drift, then swing, then hang. About three seconds into the hang, a fish nailed it. Big fish. Felt big. Then it jumped, and I could see it wasn’t just a big fish but an ohmygod fish. What follows could be a long story.” Virtual Angler Nick Mills gathers his courage and his wits and figures out how to land the big ones on his 4-weight — with some help from the audience. On MaineToday.com.